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Javier Rivas Ruiz


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Dr Javier Rivas joined the department in 2013 as Senior Lecturer after working for five years as a Lecturer at the University of Leicester.

Dr Rivas received a PhD and MSc in Economics from the European University Institute (Italy). He also holds a PGC in Higher Education by the University of Leicester, a BSc in Economics by the University of Alicante (Spain) and a BSc in Mathematics by the UNED (Spanish Open University, Spain).

Dr Rivas conducts his research in the area of Game Theory and he has published several articles in top leading journals such as Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of Mathematical Economics and Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.

Willing to supervise doctoral students

Game Theory, Public Economics, Evolutionary Game Theory, Political Economy

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Research Output

Voter heterogeneity and political corruption

Toth, A., Rivas Ruiz, J. & Aragones, E., 29 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 170, p. 206-221

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A note on cheap talk with costly state verification

Rivas, J. & Le Quement, M., 1 Feb 2018.

Research output: Working paper

Our experiment into how voters think shows that they go with their guts

Rivas, J., 18 Jan 2018, The Conversation.

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Open Access

Cash incentives and unhealthy food consumption

Flores, M. & Rivas, J., Jan 2017, In : Bulletin of Economic Research. 69, 1, p. 42-56

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2 Citations (Scopus)